Re: extropians-digest V6 #288

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Wed Oct 17 2001 - 12:14:45 MDT

>From: Larry Hagerty <>

>>At 06:10 AM 10/17/01 -0600, Brian D Williams wrote:
>>"The war aspect of this will most likely not be long."

>Seems like I heard the same thing said about the War on Drugs.

I used war in the legitimate military sense.

The U.S. is going to find it difficult to impossible to find any
sort of coalition support for military action outside of
Afghanistan. Especially if we succeed in popping Bin Laden.

I suspect after this initial open phase, besides diplomacy, it will
go essentially covert, secret agents, double aughts, licensed to

So in many ways it will resemble the misnamed "war" on drugs.


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